Buena Vista Correctional Complex
Administrator: John L. Davis
Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmates may receive letters, and photos. Inmates may also receive New paperback books, magazines, newspapers or other printed matter mailed directly from Amazon.com: (Be sure to include the inmate name and ID number and send to the inmate mailing address above).
Colorado DOC no longer accepts money orders, all funds must be placed into an inmates account electronically. Immediate family members or friends of offenders are the only individuals allowed to send in funds to an inmate's account. Do not send funds to inmates that you do not know or who is not related to you. If you are in violation of these terms funds may be confiscated. If you have any questions contact the Inmate Bank at (719) 269-4271.
To send funds by EFT:
Use Moneygram or Send money online using a bank account through Western Union Quick Collect.
The cost for an EFT varies between companies and varies depending on the method of payment such as internet or by cash in-person transactions. Please compare services and prices of each EFT provider.
For Western Union use the following:
1. Pay to: Colorado Dept. Corrections
2. Code City: CODOC
3. State: CO
4. Sender's Acct #: Offender DOC# and Last Name
For Moneygram use the following:
1. Receive Code: 5927
2. Company Name: CODOC
3. City: Canon City & State: CO
4. Acct Number: Offender DOC# and Last Name (no spaces)
The department encourages family and friends who have positive influences and serve as good role models to communicate and visit with the inmate. This can help the inmate reintegrate with society when they are released.
Visiting Hours: 9am - 2:30pm; Friday, Satuday, Sunday.
Review the DOC Visiting Rules here before visiting an inmate.
ALL NEW VISITORS WILL NEED TO FILL OUT A COLORADO INMATE VISITATION APPLICATION and mail it to the facility you are visiting.
If you are planning on just visiting once or visitors who visit less then twice a year should use the special visitation application.
If you are bringing someone to visitation who is under 18, you will need an authorization for a minor.
To find an inmate identification number, and other useful information you may want to do an inmate search.